Nextant adds first 400XTi to Australian register


Nextant 400XTi

Nextant Aerospace has registered the first 400XTi business jet in Australia.
First Australian registered Nextant 400XTi

First Australian registered Nextant 400XTi.

Nextant Aeropace has placed the first 400XTi on the register of the Australian Government’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA).

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The CASA-registered Nextant 400XTi is a quick-change air ambulance aircraft, which can be converted from VIP to air ambulance configuration in less than 45 minutes.

Nextant sees the Asia-Pacific region as a key market for this special missions application and later this year, the company expects to launch a dedicated Nextant 400XTi air ambulance version.

“Australia has a proud tradition of aeromedical operations,” says John Oppenheim, managing director of Nextant Pacific, the exclusive agent for Nextant in the region.

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“Australia is home to some of the world’s largest and most comprehensive aeromedical organisations,” Oppenheim added. “With the 400XTi air ambulance applications and a launch of the G90XT air ambulance application expected later this year we are prepared to meet strong demand for these products in the region. Nextant aircraft deliver superior levels of performance and significant capital and operating cost savings over their competitors.”

Jay Heublein, executive vice president for global sales and marketing at Nextant, said: “Nextant Pacific will play a key role in progressing with Nextant’s sales, marketing and customer service strategy in the APAC markets.”

The 400XTi demonstrator will tour Australia and Southeast Asia after the Singapore Air Show.